The Tibetan History Reader, Hardback Book

The Tibetan History Reader Hardback

Edited by Gray Tuttle, Kurtis R. Schaeffer

Description

Covering the social, cultural, and political development of Tibet from the seventh century to the modern period, this resource reproduces essential, hard-to-find essays from the past fifty years of Tibetan studies, along with several new contributions.

Beginning with Tibet's emergence as a regional power and concluding with its profound contemporary transformations, the collection is both a general and specific history, connecting the actions of individuals, communities, and institutions to broader historical trends shaping Asia and the world.

With contributions from American, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Tibetan scholars, the anthology reflects the international character of Tibetan studies and its multiple, interdisciplinary perspectives.

By far the most concise scholarly anthology on Tibetan civilization in any Western language, this reader draws a clear portrait of Tibet's history, its relation to its neighbors, and its role in world affairs.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 752 pages, <B>Maps: </B>3,, <B>Figures: </B>12,
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9780231144681

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